November 25, 2020
Canon Inc. announced the filing of a Report Infringement Form with Amazon Australia based on the alleged infringement of claim 160 of Canon’s Australian Patent Number AU2014208277 regarding the cartridge model CE505A offered by NES Printer Supplies & Services under the ASIN (Amazon Standard Identification Number) B07BRV9HWV. After receipt of the Report Infringement Form, Amazon took down the respective product. This product provides a non-OEM coupling member, a non-OEM drum as well as a non-OEM housing.
Amazon informed the vendor about the take down and the vendor may object to it.
Canon also announced the filing of an infringement report with Amazon.ca seeking the removal of an Amazon.ca listing for certain toner cartridges sold by Zulu Inks.
Canon’s infringement report alleged that certain model CB540A, CB541A, CB542A and CB543A toner cartridges sold by Zulu Inks via Amazon.ca infringed Canon’s Canadian Patent no. 2,635,791. Canon requested the removal of the corresponding listings for these products, having Amazon Standard Identification Numbers B009XHZA9M and B009XI6UZY.
At the time of this announcement, the above identified listings were no longer available on Amazon.ca.
In Germany, Canon filed Report Infringement Forms with Amazon.de based on the alleged use of claims 1 of the German portion of Canon’s European Patent EP 2 137 577 (“EP ‘577”) regarding certain models of toner cartridges CE310A, CE311A, CE312A and CE313A offered by MWT Mehrwegtoner UG under the following ASIN (Amazon Standard Identification Number): B07D3T97QX.
Afterwards, Amazon took down the respective products.
These products are compatible with the respective OEM HP cartridge models and provide inter alia a non-OEM housing, a non-OEM developing roller, as well as a non-OEM coupling member comprising a rotating force receiving portion and a rotating force transmitting portion according to claim 1 of EP ‘577.
Filing a Report Infringement Form with Amazon is a service offered by Amazon and doesn’t comprise any official finding of validity or infringement of a patent. The decision to take down a product is in the discretion of Amazon and is based on information provided by Canon.
Amazon informed the vendor about the takedown and the vendor may object to it.
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